It takes a lot of work to keep the downtown parks looking neat. Here a worker finishes some details in Falls Park.
The Menkoi Udon and Soba restaurant is now open on North Main Street across from the Hyatt. These flags advertise the restaurant location, much like traditional noodle houses in Japan that display a flag when they are open.
These flags advertise “Udon”, but happen to be backwards in this photo (for those who can read Japanese).
This chalk tribute to President’s day on Mount Rushmore is part of this month’s chalk art at the Aloft Hotel in Greenville.
The Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery has added a Pizza oven with a Pizza menu on weekends. Made from locally sourced ingredients, many customers are big fans of “Swamp Pizza”.
The advanced CNC machinery at the Center for Manufacturing Innovation allows hands-on training for programs that range from 7 weeks for an introductory class for an entry level job to a full degree program.
The Center for Manufacturing Innovation has training equipment that simulates the same assembly challenges typically seen in a factory, but on a smaller scale. This includes PLCs, robots, hydraulics, electrical and pneumatic controls.
There are occasional announcements of “X new jobs” in the area. Having the Center for Manufacturing Innovation in the area is a confidence booster for companies looking to relocate, in that they will be more likely to find the skilled labor force they need.
The Center for Manufacturing Innovation is in its second semester of classes. It is located in the ICAR complex on Millenium Boulevard. It provides hands-on training in employment skills that are in high demand at manufacturing companies, as well as hosting manufacturing research studies by Clemson University.
It would be good to be careful before ‘parking’ in this facility without a reservation, because you might find yourself towed away! Seen on a construction site in downtown Greenville.
Workers put the finishing touches on the outside of the Ellison on Broad apartments on East Broad Street.
“Shoeless Joe” watches over the construction on the entrance plaza as work continues to prepare for opening day in April.